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SID continues to take a strategic and proactive approach in engaging the media. Press releases were issued for major SID events and statements issued with regards to its position on various issues related to directors and corporate governance.

2018-11-12 BT. Can Directors Who Procure a Company's Breach be Liable

Posted on 11/12/2018
A TORT is an act or omission which Singapore law recognises as a civil wrong. A person committing a tort can be liable for the loss or harm caused by the act or omission. Commonly recognised torts include negligence, defamation and deceit.

2018-10-08 BT. Every board member a digital director

Posted on 10/8/2018
Today’s boards are starting to get the message: from every front, digital players are threatening their businesses. This explains why, increasingly, listed companies are adding digitally experienced directors to their boards to provide strategic ...

2018-10-04 BT. Boards face major shifts with new governance code

Posted on 10/4/2018
A RECENT scrutiny on the state of play in the board makeup of more than 700 listed companies in Singapore has thrown up some hits and misses.

2018-10-04 LHZB. 60 percent of directors to be affected by the new 9-year rule

Posted on 10/4/2018
60 percent of directors to be affected by the new 9-year rule

2018-10-03 THE EDGE. SGX RegCo, SIAS and SID to issue AGM best practices guide

Posted on 10/3/2018
SINGAPORE (Oct 3): The Singapore Exchange RegCo is working with the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) and the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) to come up with a guide on how directors and investors should best conduct themselves ...

2018-10-03 BT. SGX RegCo working with SIAS and SID to issue best practices guide at AGMs

Posted on 10/3/2018
THE Singapore Exchange RegCo will work with the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) and the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) to come up with a guide on how directors and investors should best conduct themselves during shareholder ...

2018-10-03 CNA. 37% of independent directors exceed 9-year tenures ...

Posted on 10/3/2018
SINGAPORE: More than one-third of independent directors have been on the boards of companies listed in Singapore for over nine years ...

2018-10-03 THE EDGE. More than a third of independent directors exceed nine-year tenure: Survey

Posted on 10/3/2018
SINGAPORE (Oct 3): A survey by the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) found that 37% of independent directors have served for more than nine years on the boards of Singapore-listed companies.

2018-09-10 BT. A governance code for the future economy

Posted on 9/10/2018
On 6 August 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore released the revised Code of Corporate Governance, and the SGX will update its Listing Rules for consequential changes to the Code. In addition, a detailed set of Practice Guidance was ...

2018-09-08 BT. Sustainability, board diversity key for SMEs to succeed globally

Posted on 9/8/2018
SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to globalise successfully must prioritise sustainability and board diversity, said speakers at the annual Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) Directors Conference at Marina Bay Sands on Friday.

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